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Profile and structure

Profile and structure

The ‘Unit for Reproductive Medicine’ (director: Prof. Dr. med. vet. Harald Sieme) houses services in the field of reproductive medicine for the clinics of small animals (dogs, cats), pigs and small ruminants (sheep, goat), horses and cattle (affiliated with the university). Services include research and teaching duties, as well as clinic responsibilities. The unit includes an accredited/certified laboratory for spermatological examinations and EU-approved stations for performing AI and embryo transfer (ET). The ‘Unit for Reproductive Medicine’ represents the University of Veterinary Medicine in the 'Virtual Center for Reproductive Medicine of Lower Saxony'. 

 

Sections:

Division:Prof. Dr. Anne- Rose Günzel-Apel

Contact: E-mail

Tel.: 0511-953 8508

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Division: Prof. Dr. Dagmar Waberski

Contact: E-mail

Tel.: 0511-953 8524

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Division: Prof. Dr. Harald Sieme

Contact: E-mail

Tel.: 0511-953 8505

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Division "Endocrinology": JProf. Dr. Marion Piechotta

Contact: E-mail

Tel.: 0511-953 7416

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Research performed at the unit focusses on fundamental and applied questions relevant in the fields of reproductive biology, medicine and biotechnology, with special emphasis on AI and ET technologies.

 

Diagnostic evaluations:

 

Clinical diagnostics (breeding soundness evaluation, pregnancy, obstetrics) are offered for horses and small animals (dog, cat). Sperm quality evaluations are offered for all species. This is offered via the certified laboratory for spermatology.

Teaching at the ‘Unit for reproductive Medicine’ includes basic courses in the field of reproductive medicine and biology, as well as species-specific courses for veterinary students and postgraduates of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover. Furthermore, lectures and practical training is offered for MSc students in ‘Animal Biology and Biomedical Sciences’, as well as AI and ET technicians. Post-graduate training is provided to veterinarians and specialists. Furthermore, the ‘Unit for Reproductive Medicine’ participates in the residency program of the ‘European College of Animal Reproduction’ (ECAR), for cattle, horses, dog and cat, pigs and small ruminants.

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Virtual Center for Reproductive Medicine of Lower Saxony

 

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